194 commanded his younger brother, Vitthalaraya* to lead the expedition ; and having summoned Sankanna Nayaka to his presence, explained to him what he had in his mind. He commanded him to march quickly and make the enterprise a success. Sankanna accompanied the army of Vitthalaraya, and captured Groa which was protected by the sea. Having captured Goa, Sankanna returned to Vijaya- nagara, and had an audience with the Eaya, On hearing the news of the conquest of Groa, he was immensely pleased. He granted to bimthe hobali of Malenahalli free from all obliga- tions. Moreover, he presented to him and his sons valuable jewels and gems. Sankanna took permission from him and retired to Ikkeri. He stayed there for a while, when he married his two sons to beautiful princesses, and having entrusted his family and estate to his younger brother, Cikka Sankanna, he went abroad to travel and see peoples and countries. . : Canto iii, 8-10. 177. SANKANNA'S OTHER VICTORIES. SUMMARY. Sankanna subdued the Turuskas who rebelled against Ramaraya (83). He abased the pride of the Muhammadans •who used to attack (the Rayaj from generation to generation in a great battle and subdued all the country surrounded by the sea, as well as the country of the Oddis. (88)* Ktladinrpavij&yam, 3 : 83, 88. 178. OIKKA SANKANNA NAYAKA. SUMMARY. After the demise of Dodda Sankanna his younger brother Cikka Sankanna was installed on the throne at the palace of IkkBri on. &&v*yuja BU 5 of Kalayukti S. S. 1481-t 4 : 1. 179. OIKKA SANKANNA'S VICTORY OVER SALABHATA KHANA. Cikka Sankanna Nayaka defeated in battle at Guruvike Hiriya Arasapa Nayaka with the troops of his ally, Salabhata This Vifthalaiaya appears to be identical with Ramaraj* Vittha.1*. • 16th Stpt. 1S58 A.P.